Did you know Dr. Seuss’ birthday is on March 2? We are big lovers of Dr. Seuss at our house. One of our favorite Dr. Seuss books is The Lorax which inspired me to share this fun and simple Truffula Trees craft with you.
Speak for the Trees.
You could also read ‘The Lorax’ with your kids and make this truffula trees craft as an Earth Day activity on April 22. Of course, if you’re family loves Dr. Seuss like mine, this is a fun Dr. Seuss craft for anytime.
You might also like this Cat in the Hat kid craft.
What You Need to Make this Truffula Trees Craft:
Small paper plates (dessert size)
Yellow, blue, and pink tissue paper squares
Yellow and pink craft paint
Hot glue/hot glue gun
Foam paint brushes
How to Make Truffula Trees:
1. Paint each craft stick yellow and let dry.
2. Then paint pink stripes onto your yellow sticks an an angle and let dry.
3. Cut the inside circle of your paper plates out.
4. This next part is best done by a grown up. There me be a craft glue out there that will do the trick, but if not use your hot glue gun. Squirt a small amount of hot glue onto your plate circle, lightly crumble your tissue paper squares, and carefully press onto the hot glue. Continue until each plate is filled up with a different color.
5. Carefully hot glue your painted craft stick onto the bottom back of your tissue paper filled plates.